Month: April 2021

  • Remembering the 504 Demonstration

    The following is a commentary submitted to but not used by NPR. The 504 Demonstration is a nearly universally unknown moment in American history that deserves inclusion in our common body of knowledge for school instruction. Recently, the movie Crip Camp‘s nomination for an Academy Award, and memoirs by Judy Heumann and myself, plus HolLynn […]

  • On Columbine

    The following is a commentary that I wrote concerning the Columbine school shooting, April 20, 1999. It was written for NPR’s “Morning Edition,” although it was never aired.  I wrote this in 2003. Since then, gun violence has exploded as grizzly mass shootings proliferate and the grim parade of school shootings continues; Sandy Hook Elementary […]

  • Welcome to my Blog!

    Welcome! Blogging is new for me, although having a website is not. I was an early adopter starting and store in 1996.  The blog is a wonderful addition to my website.  Today this website is all-new, opening for business under new management on May 1, 2021. It is more accessible and inviting than ever, […]